Human Services

The Charge Keepers

  • Madison, AL
  • www.thechargekeepers.org

Mission Statement

Since 1996, TCK has been committed to improving the lifestyles of families and the needy since its inception. Our mission is to reach out to the poor and needy in surrounding areas through a broad spectrum of self-help, innovative program to support emergency and protective workers, offer solace and refuge to our community in times of crisis and to demonstrate the effectiveness of a sincere “caring heart, listening ear, and helping hand.” The purpose of our organization is to strengthen our community by providing services that encourage education and foster the upward mobility of the poor and needy.

We meet needs in the form of: food, clothing, mentoring, financial assistance, training, informing, providing shelter to women and children,(victims of violence and abuse), and supplies in times of crisis. ( Disaster Relief)

Main Programs

  1. At Risk Children And Families (ARCAF)
  2. Minority Educational and Motivational Services (MEAMS)
  3. Educating/Screening (mentoring) to Prevent Hypertension and Diabetic Destruction of Limbs (ESPHAD)
  4. Improving Self-Esteem Among Minority Men (ISEAM)
  5. Supplies and Support in Times of Crises (SASITOC)

ruling year

2000

Founder, Executive Board Member

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Dr. Evelynn Crowell-Holt

Executive Director

Self-reported

Ms. Quianna S Johnson

Keywords

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Education, Social Services, Housing, and Disaster Relief

Also Known As

TCK

EIN

63-1190308

Physical Address

3404 Blue Spring Rd NW Suite C

Huntsville, AL 35810

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Personal Social Services (P50)

Performing Arts (A60)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (B01)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Programs

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Program 1

At Risk Children And Families (ARCAF)

The central focus of ARCAE is to improve the lives of children and their families by offering mentoring, financial assistance, and emotional support through Community Outreach Services. ARCAE strives to provide the means of protection and support for women and children subjected to violence and/or abuse; teach abstinence as a deterrent to disease (STD), unplanned pregnancy, and unwanted children.

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Program 2

Minority Educational and Motivational Services (MEAMS)

The central focus of MEAMS is to enable individuals to receive job training or pursue Continuing Education as a means of improving their lifestyles and securing a future for our children.

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Program 3

Educating/Screening (mentoring) to Prevent Hypertension and Diabetic Destruction of Limbs (ESPHAD)

The central focus of ESPHAD is to serve the community by hosting health related seminars that educate the public, and to assist in the provision of monitoring service to individuals who may be at risk for diabetic or high blood pressure.

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Program 4

Improving Self-Esteem Among Minority Men (ISEAM)

The central focus of ISEAM is motivating men in their crises; whether identity or rehab. This service is designed rebuild that which has been torn down and get the “MAN” back into the family structure.

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Program 5

Supplies and Support in Times of Crises (SASITOC)

[Disaster Relief] Provides blankets, bottled water, and first-aid supplies, (food where needed)

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The Charge Keepers

Leadership

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Founder, Executive Board Member

Dr. Evelynn Crowell-Holt

Executive Director

Ms. Quianna S Johnson

BIO

Evelynn Crowell-Holt, founder and CEO, is of Cherokee, Sioux, English, and Black ancestry. She has a Ph.D in Theology, and worked as an LPN to further her education.

She has served as a Pastor for nine years travels as a motivational speaker for civic and community affairs. Dr. Holt is available for revivals, conferences (men or women's, and special events in your area.

She is a poet and author whose latest work, " Treasures From The Heart" is available through Author House, (www.authorhouse.com) or by phoning 1-888-280-7715. Also at Books-A-Million or Barnes & Nobles.

Dr Holt is the recipient of community service awards and local radio and TV has frequently acknowledged the impact of her work within the community through The Charge Keepers

STATEMENT FROM THE Founder, Executive Board Member

"Since 1996, TCK has been committed to improving the lifestyles of families and the needy since its inception. Our mission is to reach out to the poor and needy in surrounding areas through a broad spectrum of self-help, innovative program to support emergency and protective workers, offer solace and refuge to our community in times of crisis and to demonstrate the effectiveness of a sincere “caring heart, listening ear, and helping hand.” The purpose of our organization is to strengthen our community by providing services that encourage education and foster the upward mobility of the poor and needy."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Ms. Quianna S Johnson

The Charge Keepers

Term: Jan 2013 - Dec 2013

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